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How Modern Supply Chains are Bouncing Back After Disruptions

Despite your best efforts, disruptions can and do occur in supply chains. You might not be able to completely eliminate the possibility of disruptions, but one thing you can do is make sure your firm is able to bounce back quickly when they do strike. The digitization of supply chains, however, is throwing a wrench … Read more

Poll Finds Supply Chains Not Ready for Change

A concerning new survey has found that many firms have “significant room for improvement” in terms of supply chain management. According to the survey, which was carried out by Grant Thornton LLP on behalf of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), many manufacturers are neglecting to address the potential issues in their supply chain that … Read more

Lean Manufacturing Building Blocks

An essential component of successfully transitioning to the lean manufacturing model is getting everyone at a plant to embrace the particular philosophies and skills that are part and parcel of the popular approach. Technology can be a useful aid in enabling process improvement and problem solving. Here are three building blocks that can help you … Read more

Driverless Robotic Vehicle Evolution

Driverless vehicles have made tremendous strides in recent years, but they are still some ways off from becoming available for mass consumption. This concept is nothing new for the material handling industry, however, where Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) have been around for quite some time now. These vehicles can masterfully handle tasks like pallet retrieval, … Read more

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